Properties worth a look this weekend

PROPERTY WATCH

A four-bedroom Austinmer home, which backs on to Glastonbury Garden, is up for sale.

Listed with Troy McNeice and John O’Reilly of McGrath Estate Agents Thirroul, the home at 16 Boyce Avenue (pictured below) is set on a 684 square metre block.

Mr McNeice said the home had a versatile family floor plan with flexible layout including two living areas.

The property gets the north-east sun and has striking views to the escarpment and Glastonbury Garden. It is a short walk to Austinmer Beach. 

Other features include solar heated salt pool and covered entertaining pergola, and a large double lock-up garage plus separate studio and storage.

The home is open for inspection on Saturday from 10am to 10.30am and from 2pm to 2.30pm.

It will go to auction on Saturday, April 5, at 9.45am.

Mr McNeice also has another listing at 9 Gray Street, Woonona, a historic double brick Federation residence that has been renovated for modern family appeal.

He said the retained period features were sympathetically blended with modern updates for a home of grace and charm.

The five-bedroom home, with original timber-lined ceilings, is set on 588 square metres.

Mr McNeice said the sale was an extremely rare offering for its size and quality.

The home’s features include a mix of casual and formal living areas and al fresco entertaining, spacious CaesarStone gas kitchen with walk-in pantry, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, fretwork and french doors.

The master bedroom has a walk-in robe, en suite and a balcony. 

There is a large teenagers retreat with bathroom that could be converted back to a garage.

The home is open for inspection on Friday from 9am to 9.30am and from 1pm to 1.30pm.

It will go to auction on Saturday, April 5, at midday.

Landmark for lease

The Yallah Woolshed building on the Princes Highway is up for lease.

The property at 21 Princes Highway is about 834 square metres of open-plan floor space.

Listed with Marcelo Ramirez, of Colliers International Wollongong, the building is zoned SP3 Tourism and would suit information and education facilities, business startup/enterprises, markets, recreation facilities, arts centre and or function/conference centre facilities.

Mr Ramirez said the Yallah Woolshed was the gateway to the Shellharbour area, with around 49,000 cars driving past the premises each day.

He said ample car parking was available onsite.

Beach beauty

A three-bedroom Thirroul home with more than 45 metres of beach frontage is on the market with a price guide of $3 million-plus.

Listed with Simon Beaufils of Ray White Helensburgh, the home at 2 Corbett Avenue (pictured above) is set on 651 square metres.

Mr Beaufils described the house as a ‘‘supreme beach front position’’ that could never be built out.

‘‘This modern home has been designed to capture a lifestyle to rival any five-star resort, with interiors that are streamlined and luxurious,’’ he said.

‘‘The floor to ceiling windows combined with large bi-fold doors unites the 180 views allowing seamless flow out to the numerous outdoor entertaining areas which is perfect for any occasion.’’

The property has three bedrooms with study, a three car garage, billiards room, and a gym including bathroom and kitchenette. There is also a private self-contained retreat  with all living amenities.

Al fresco delight

Belle Property Wollongong is selling a four-bedroom home at Horsley set on a 1009 square metre block.

Listed with Nicole Kay and Tonee McComb, the property at 13 Norman Clark Crescent (pictured above), features formal and casual living spaces and open-plan gourmet kitchen with stainless gas appliances and walk-in pantry.

Ms Kay said the contemporary home was ideal for the growing family seeking open space, comfort and convenience.

The property has a covered alfresco area and a huge child-friendly yard with side access for trucks/caravans/boat.

The main bedroom has a large ensuite and balcony with mountain views.

Additional highlights include a home office and a lower level rumpus, ducted airconditioning, double lock-up parking and generous storage space.

The home is open for inspection on Friday from 2.30pm to 3.15pm. It will go to auction on Wednesday, April 2, at 6pm.

According to Australian Property Monitors, the median Horsley house price rose by 3.12 per cent to $435,000, in the 12 months to December 2013.

Worth a look

• A four-bedroom Austinmer house for $790,000 + through Ray White

• A three-bedroom house at Corrimal for $470,000 through Belle Property

• A four-bedroom Flinders House for $549,000 through First National Coastside

• A three-bedroom house at Keiraville price on application through One Agency

• A three-bedroom West Wollongong house for auction through Ray White

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